Psychotronic Netflix Vol. 108 – August Dump!

Low Netflix queue got you down?  Well, pump that thing up with a bunch of new stuff!  This month, we’ve got returning Rockies, three-fourths of the Substitutes, solid documentaries and a host of other notable flicks that have shown up on the streaming service in the past 30 days!

Top 10

The Conqueror Worm (1968, Dir. Michael Reeves) Ian Ogilvy, Vincent Price, Rupert Davies

Downloaded (2013, Dir. Alex Winter) Napster people

I Am Divine (2013, Dir. Jeffrey Schwarz) John Waters, Mink Stole, Ricki Lake, Tab Hunter, Michael Musto

Mad Max (1979, Dir. George Miller) Mel Gibson

Manhunter (1986, Dir, Michael Mann) William Peterson, Tom Noonan, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox, Dennis Farina, Stephen Lang, Dan Butler, Chris Elliott

The Master (2012, Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson) Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Laura Dern, Kevin J. O’Connor

Mean Creek (2004, Dir. Jacob Aaron Estes) Rory Culkin, Ryan Kelley

Trees Lounge (1996, Dir. Steve Buscemi) Steve Buscemi, Mark Boone Junior, Chloe Sevigny, Anthony LaPaglia, Carol Kane

Vigilante Force (1976, Dir. George Armitage) Kris Kristofferson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Victoria Principal, Bernadette Peters, Brad Dexter, David Doyle

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961, Dir. Irwin Allen) Walter Pidgeon, Joan Fontaine, Barbara Eden, Peter Lorre, Michael Ansara, Frankie Avalon

 

New Releases (Mainstream)

Homefront (2013, Dir. Gary Fleder) Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder, Kate Bosworth, Clancy Brown

Out of the Furnace (2013, Dir. Scott Cooper) Christian Bale, Woody Harrelson, Casey Affleck, Sam Shepard, Zoe Saldana, Forest Whitaker, Willem Dafoe

 

New Releases (Limited Release)

Dead in Tombstone (2013, Dir. Mike Elliott) Danny Trejo, Mickey Rourke, Anthony Michael Hall, Dina Meyer

Goodbye World (2013, Dir. Denis Hennelly) Adrian Grenier, Gaby Hoffman

The Immigrant (2013, Dir. James Gray) Jeremy Renner, Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix

McCanick (2013, Dir. Josh C. Waller) David Morse, Trevor Morgan, Cory Monteith, Ciaran Hinds

The Samaritan (2012, Dir. David Weaver) Samuel L. Jackson, Luke Kirby, Gil Bellows, Deborah Kara Unger, Tom Wilkinson

 

New Releases (Indie)

Riley Rewind (2013, Dir. Ray William Johnson) Anna Akana, Lamar Legend

 

New Horror

13 Sins (2014, Dir. Daniel Stamm) Mark Weber, Rutina Wesley, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Ron Perlman

All Cheerleaders Die (2013, Dir. Lucky McKee, Chris Sivertson) Caitlin Stasey, Sianoa Smit-McPhee – Read our review here!

Black Rock (2012, Dir. Katie Aselton) Katie Aselton, Lake Bell, Kate Bosworth

The Den (2013, Dir. Zahcary Donohue)

Patrick: Evil Awakens (2013, Dir. Mark Hartley) Charles Dance, Rachel Griffiths, Sharni Vinson – Read our interview with director Mark Hartley here!

 

New Foreign

Day Watch (2006, Dir. Timur Bakmambetov)

The Last Days (2013, Dir. David and Alex Pastor)

 

China

Eastern Bandits (2012, Dir. Shu-peng Yang)

Special ID (2013, Dir. Clarence Fok Yiu-leung) Donnie Yen

 

Japan

Harlock: Space Pirate (2013, Dir. Shinji Aramaki)

 

Korea

Hide and Seek (2013, Dir. Huh Jung)

 

Old Horror

The Conqueror Worm (1968, Dir. Michael Reeves) Ian Ogilvy, Vincent Price, Rupert Davies

 

Religion

The Master (2012, Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson) Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Laura Dern, Kevin J. O’Connor

 

Fairy Tale Movies directed by Casper Van Dien

Sleeping Beauty (2014, Dir. Casper Van Dien) Grace Van Dien, Olivia d’Abo, Casper Van Dien, Catherine Oxenberg, Michael Yotk

 

Classics

The Longest Day (1962, Dir. Bernhard Wicki, Ken Annakin, Andrew Marton) John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Robert Mitchum, Rod Steiger, Peter Lawford, Robert Ryan, Sean Connery, Jeffrey Hunter, Mel Ferrer, Richard Dawson, Steve Forrest

Sabrina (1954, Dir. Billy Wilder) Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961, Dir. Irwin Allen) Walter Pidgeon, Joan Fontaine, Barbara Eden, Peter Lorre, Michael Ansara, Frankie Avalon

 

90s

The Birdcage (1996, Dir. Mike Nichols) Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest, Dan Futterman, Calista Flockhart, Hank Azaria, Christine Baranski

The Cable Guy (1996, Dir. Ben Stiller) Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick, Leslie Mann, Jack Black, George Segal, Diane Baker, Eric Roberts, David Cross, Ben Stiller, Janeane Garofalo, Andy Dick, Owen Wilson

Chaplin (1992, Dir. Richard Attenborough) Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Hopkins, Dan Aykroyd, Penelope Ann Miller, Kevin Kline, Geraldine Chaplin, Marisa Tomei, James Woods, Nancy Travis, Milla Jovovich, Moira Kelly

Evita (1996, Dir. Alan Parker) Madonna, Antonio Banderas, Jonathan Pryce

Face/Off (1997, Dir. John Woo) John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Alessandro Nivola, Gine Gershon, Dominique Swain, Harve Presnell, Colm Feore, Margaret Cho

Fall Time (1995, Dir. Paul Warner) Stephen Baldwin, Mickey Rourke, David Arquette, Jason London, Sheryl Lee

The Five Heartbeats (1991, Dir. Robert Townsend) Robert Townsend, Michael Wright, Leon, Diahann Carroll

The Newton Boys (1998, Dir. Richard Linklater) Matthew McConaughey, Skeet Ulrich, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Juliana Margulies, Dwight Yoakam

Original Gangstas (1996, Dir. Larry Cohen) Fred Williamson, Jim Brown, Pam Grier, Paul Winfield, Robert Forster, Isabel Sanford, Richard Roundtree, Ron O’Neal, Charles Napier, Wings Hauser

Playing by Heart (1998, Dir. Willard Carroll) Gillian Anderson, Ellen Burstyn, Sean Connery, Angelina Jolie, Madeleine Stowe, Gena Rowlands, Dennis Quaid, Ryan Phillippe, Jay Mohr, Jon Stewart, Anthony Edwards, Michael Emerson

Prefontaine (1997, Dir. Steve James) Jared Leto, R. Lee Ermey, Ed O’Neill, Breckin Meyer, Lindsay Crouse, Amy Locane

Rounders (1998, Dir. John Dahl) Matt Damon, Edward Norton, John Turturro, Gretchen Mol, Famke Janssen, John Malkovich, Martin Landau

Southie (1998, Dir. John Shea) Donnie Wahlberg, Rose McGowan, Anne Meara, Amanda Peet, Will Arnett, Lawrence Tierney

Spice World (1998, Dir. Bob Spiers) Spice Girls, Alan Cumming, Richard E. Grant, Meat Loaf, Roger Moore, George Wendt, Richard O’Brien, Bob Hoskins, Barry Humphries, Elton John, Elvis Costello

Trees Lounge (1996, Dir. Steve Buscemi) Steve Buscemi, Mark Boone Junior, Chloe Sevigny, Anthony LaPaglia, Carol Kane

 

Substitutes

The Substitute (1996, Dir. Robert Mandel) Tom Berenger, Ernie Hudson, Diane Venora, Marc Anthony, Glenn Plummer, Cliff De Young, William Forsythe, Luis Guzman

The Substitute 2: School’s Out (1998, Dir. Steven Pearl) Treat Williams, B.D. Wong

The Substitute 4: Failure is Not an Option (2001, Dir. Robert Radler) Treat Williams, Angie Everheart, Patrick Kilpatrick, Bill Nunn

 

2000s

The Barbarian Invasions (2003, Dir. Denys Arcand)

The Believer (2001, Dir. Henry Bean) Ryan Gosling, Summer Phoenix, Theresa Russell, Billy Zane

Kinky Boots (2005, Dir. Julian Jarrold) Chiwetel Ejiofor, Joel Edgerton, Nick Frost, Sarah-Jane Potts

Mean Creek (2004, Dir. Jacob Aaron Estes) Rory Culkin, Ryan Kelley

Shooter (2007, Dir. Antoine Fuqua) Mark Wahlberg, Michael Pena, Danny Glover, Kate Mara, Elias Koteas

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004, Dir. Kerry Conran) Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi, Michael Gambon, Bai Ling, fake Laurence Olivier

 

Allan Quartermain

King Solomon’s Mines (1985, Dir. J. Lee Thompson) Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, Herbert Lom, John Rhys-Davies

Allan Quartermain and the Lost City of Gold (1987, Dir. Gary Nelson) Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, James Earl Jones, Henry Silva, Cassandra Peterson

 

Documentaries

The Act of Killing: The Director’s Cut (2012, Dir. Joshua Oppenheimer)

The Ballad of Ramblin’ Jack (2000, Dir. Aiyana Elliot) Jack Elliott, Gil Gross, Arlo Guthrie, Kris Kristofferson, Odetta, D.A. Pennebaker, Pete Seeger

Cane Toads: The Conquest (2010, Dir. Mark Lewis)

Downloaded (2013, Dir. Alex Winter) Napster people

I Am Divine (2013, Dir. Jeffrey Schwarz) John Waters, Mink Stole, Ricki Lake, Tab Hunter, Michael Musto

Jack Kerouac: King of the Beats (1985, Dir. John Antonelli) Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Peter Coyota

Judith Kerr: Hitler, the Tiger & Me (2013, Dir. Jill Nichols) Judith Kerr

Make Believe: The Battle to Become the World’s Best Teen Magician (2010, Dir. J. Clay Tweel)

Particle Fever (2013, Dir. Mark A. Levinson) David Kaplan, Scientists

Pumping Iron (1977, Dir. George Butler, Robert Fiore) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lou Ferrigno

Time Zero: The Last Year of Polaroid Film (2012, Dir. Grant Hamilton)

The Truth About Webcam Girls (2014, Dir. Chris Atteshlis)

Weekend of a Champion (1972/2013, Dir. Frank Simon) Roman Polanski

 

Teevee

Frisky Business (2014) Adult toy makers

Hemlock Grove (Season 2)

Knights of Sidonia (2014)

Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (2014, Dir. Nick Gomez) Christina Ricci, Clea DuVall, Billy Campbell, Stephen McHattie, Gregg Henry

 

Based on Teevee

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (2013, Dir. Declan Lowney) Steve Coogan, Colm Meaney

 

70s

The Dogs of War (1980, Dir. John Irvin) Christopher Walken, Tom Berenger, JoBeth Williams

Mad Max (1979, Dir. George Miller) Mel Gibson

Orca the Killer Whale (1977, Dir. Michael Anderson) Richard Harris, Charlotte Rampling, Will Sampson, Bo Derek

Vigilante Force (1976, Dir. George Armitage) Kris Kristofferson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Victoria Principal, Bernadette Peters, Brad Dexter, David Doyle

Where the Red Fern Grows (1974, Dir.Norman Tokar) James Whitmore, Beverly Garland, Stewart Peterson

 

The Coreys Get Sexy

Blown Away (1992, Dir. Brenton Spencer) Corey Haim, Corey Feldman, Nicole Eggert, Jean LeClerc, Gary Farmer

 

80s

Bad Boys (1983, Dir. Rick Rosenthal) Sean Penn, Reni Santori, Jim Moody, Esai Morales, Ally Sheedy, Clancy Brown, Alan Ruck

Caveman (1981, Dir. Carl Gottlieb) Ringo Starr, Barbara Bach, Dennis Quaid, Shelley Long, Jack Gilford

Manhunter (1986, Dir, Michael Mann) William Peterson, Tom Noonan, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox, Dennis Farina, Stephen Lang, Dan Butler, Chris Elliott

Red Dawn (1984, Dir. John Milius) Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Charlie Sheen, Lea Thompson, Jennifer Grey, Ben Johnson, Harry Dean Stanton, Powers Boothe, Vladek Sheybal

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986, Dir. Leonard Nimoy) William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelly, James Doohan, Nichelle Nichols, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Catherine Hicks

Turner & Hooch (1989, Dir. Roger Spottiswoode) Tom Hanks, Mare Winningham, Craig T. Nelson, Hooch

 

Rockies

Rocky (1976, Dir. John G. Avildsen) Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith, Joe Spinell

Rocky II (1979, Dir. Sylvester Stallone) Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith, Joe Spinell, John Pleshette, Frank Stallone

Rocky III (1982, Dir. Sylvester Stallone) Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith, Mr. T, Frank Stallone

Rocky IV (1985, Dir. Sylvester Stallone) Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Dolph Lundgren, Brigitte Nielson, Michael Pataki, James Brown

Rocky V (1990, Dir. John G. Avildsen) Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Sage Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Delia Sheppard

 

Airplanes vs. Volcanos

Airplane vs. Volcano (2014, Dir. Jon and James Kondelik) Dean Cain, Robin Givens Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

 

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